Women and the City: Female Empowerment in the World, 1960-2014



Women and the city: female empowerment in the world, 1960-2014
Çınar, Süleyman Kürşat (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-01)
It is vital to understand the structural and institutional dynamics behind female empowerment as its realization benefits not only women but also society at large. Drawing on an original, global-level dataset that covers 169 countries between 1960-2014, this article mainly explores the effect of urbanization onwomen's empowerment throughout the world. The article argues that urbanization has distinctive effects in different realms of female empowerment in politics, economics, and education, with the biggest...
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Citation Formats
S. K. Çınar, Women and the City: Female Empowerment in the World, 1960-2014. 2020.